A blog is born … “Focus on Finishing”

Yes, the time has come when our new blog can finally be revealed in all its glory, and the welcome mat is officially laid outside the front door! 

You can either click on the piccie above, or follow the hyperlink to our new blog home:

I’ve copied our information from the blog to remind you what it’s all about:

“This blog has been set up as a resource both for stitchers who already enjoy finishing their own stitching creatively and want to develop and share their skills and also for those stitchers who would love to do so but don’t know where to start. It aims to be a place where you can learn new techniques, receive and give finishing help and advice and share pictures of your finished items with everyone. It also aims to provide a centralised information resource of finishing techniques, with pages dedicated to both tutorial links and links to websites/online albums for inspiration.

We hope to organise regular finishing classes where people can learn specific finishing techniques and also have regular FALs (Finish-A-Longs), where we set aside a certain time every week or month to finish up some of those stitched-but-not-yet-finished projects using any method you like. More information can be found on the Class/FAL schedule page.

If you wish to contribute to this blog as a poster rather than just a commenter, you’ll need to create a WordPress account (no need to create a blog, unless you want to) and then email Anne or Karen with your details (including the email address you signed up with).”

This is a blog that will be assisted greatly by your contributions – especially in feedback as to what you’d like to see included by the way of tutorials and finishing techniques, and sharing any finishing you’ve completed yourself.  Also, if you know of any finishing tutorials online that we don’t have included, or any stitcher’s albums that have some great inspirational finished items, we’d love to hear about them … sharing is definitely to be encouraged!

We hope this will turn out to be a great place to hang out with friends and learn something new, as well as those with more experience sharing that experience with others.  We look forward to seeing you there, so please do visit and make yourselves at home!

14 thoughts on “A blog is born … “Focus on Finishing””

  1. Congratulations to both you and Karen – I’m sure you’ll have many grateful stitchers (myself included) wanting to take advantage of the finishing techniques!!

  2. How nice to have all these links and a forum all in one spot! Great job!! 😀

    Enjoy your tin topper, Anne! You’ll find 101 uses for it.

  3. Thanks Anne! You and Karen did a wonderful job – and I love the Alyssa scissors in the banner at the top of the blog – LOL!

  4. I wanted to thank you and Karen for starting this Finishing blog. I know that I am not alone in those that really appreciate the efforts of both of you to do this. Thanks!

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